37 minutes of pure gold.
Scientists reproduce results; engineers build impressive and enduring artifacts; and
theologians muse about what they believe but can’t see or prove.
From «Empiricism is not a matter of Faith» (PDF)
If you get errors in Vim like:
E484: Can’t open file /tmp/vRDNVqe/0
It’s because you probably are using the Fish shell. The fix is simple, just tell Vim in the ~/.vimrc config file to use a different shell for running commands:
Just follow the instructions in:
We started the week expecting to publish one David Foster Wallace post. Then, because of the 50th birthday celebration, it turned into two. And now three. We spent some time tracking down free DFW stories and essays available on the web, and they’re all now listed in our collection of Free eBooks. But we didn’t want them to escape your attention. So here they are — 23 pieces published by David Foster Wallace between 1989 and 2011, mostly in major U.S. publications like The New Yorker, Harper’s, The Atlantic, and The Paris Review.
To grasp the difference between today’s plutocrats and the hereditary elite, who (to use John Stuart Mill’s memorable phrase) “grow rich in their sleep,” one need merely glance at the events that now fill high-end social calendars. The debutante balls and hunts and regattas of yesteryear may not be quite obsolete, but they are headed in that direction. The real community life of the 21st-century plutocracy occurs on the international conference circuit.
Check if rsyslog’s configuration has the following lines:
As the user syslog cannot listen on ports below 1024 in TCP. Rsyslog will not fail and will silently run without any drawback.
You can fix it in two different ways: